Health advocates unhappy with PFAS water standards
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Health advocates are expressing disappointment at the drinking water quality standards state Department of Environmental Services officials proposed for four PFAS chemicals.
State Sen. Dr. Tom Sherman, D-Rye, who chairs the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, said his committee will hold a hearing to “understand the science behind why they came up with these numbers.”
“I don’t think I can come to any conclusions except that I’m a little surprised that the numbers are as high as they are considering what we’ve seen around the country,” he said Thursday.